WBJournal | Government & Politics http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Government & Politics en-us <![CDATA[As 4/20 approaches, state urges responsible recreation]]> 2019-04-19T10:01:46
Saturday will be the first April 20 with legal and accessible marijuan
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<![CDATA[Worcester looking to lease former Saint Vincent Hospital building]]> 2019-04-18T11:14:08
Worcester city officials are looking to sign a long-term lease for a f
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<![CDATA[Fallon preparing to move Worcester elder care center]]> 2019-04-17T14:47:14
Fallon Health is looking to move its elder care program to a new medic
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<![CDATA[Framingham Heart Study lands $38M federal financing ]]> 2019-04-17T11:31:54
The seven-decade-old Framingham Heart Study has been renewed for anoth
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<![CDATA[Miach Orthopaedics adds two executives ahead of FDA submissions ]]> 2019-04-17T11:15:48
Westborough biotech Miach Orthopaedics has added two senior executives
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<![CDATA[Drug companies face scrutiny from lawmakers looking to lower cost]]> 2019-04-16T10:05:24
Legislators have pressed pharmaceutical industry representatives to id
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<![CDATA[Redevelop the Midtown Mall, not the tenants]]> 2019-04-15T06:00:00
Worcester is a still a low-cost market, and while commercial values ar
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<![CDATA[The business community needs to teach financial literacy ]]> 2019-04-15T06:00:00
Massachusetts has earned a failing grade in teaching financial literac
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<![CDATA[Movers & Shakers]]> 2019-04-15T06:00:00
Check out which professionals are on the move in Central Mass.
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<![CDATA[UMass Memorial wins $200K for opioid telemedicine device]]> 2019-04-15T06:00:00
A plan to evaluate opioid overdose patients using technology known as
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<![CDATA[New perspective: Brady takes over at Family Health Center]]> 2019-04-15T06:00:00
Lou Brady took as president and CEO of Family Health Center of Worcest
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<![CDATA[Worcester Chamber CEO to co-chair state business, transportation coalition ]]> 2019-04-11T11:11:55
Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Timothy Murra
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<![CDATA[Legal cannabis a health balance, MGH doctor says]]> 2019-04-10T14:21:15
A middle ground needs to be found on regulations and commercialization
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<![CDATA[Lawmakers propose bill to curb illegal cannabis sales ]]> 2019-04-10T12:00:12
Two Central Massachusetts lawmakers are proposing legislation aimed to
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<![CDATA[Millennial legislators bond around push for renewables ]]> 2019-04-09T11:04:34
Bills filed by Reps. Marjorie Decker and Sean Garballey and Sen. Jamie
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<![CDATA[MBTA weighing more bus shelters, digital tracking]]> 2019-04-09T10:54:33
MBTA officials hope to double the number of bus shelters in place and
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<![CDATA[Marlborough companies get $292K in workforce training grants ]]> 2019-04-08T11:21:14
Three Marlborough companies will train 153 workers and add 17 new jobs
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<![CDATA[Elwood Adams building owner hopes for tax help on $4M project]]> 2019-04-08T11:16:02
The Hingham development company and owner of the former Elwood Adams H
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<![CDATA[Baker: New trade deal critical for Mass. economy]]> 2019-04-08T10:41:23
Gov. Charlie Baker urged President Trump and Congress on Friday to lif
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<![CDATA[Regulators to start talks Friday on casino license]]> 2019-04-05T11:46:17
The Gaming Commission has asked, what would Wynn Resorts do as a compa
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